Mile News Tagged Go Mile

GO! Mile One Lap, One Mile, One Fast Little Race

June 29, 2016

Six Arkansas State Age Group Records set at GO! Mile; RRCA 1 Mile National Championship and Bring Back the Mile Featured Event

By Kelly Richards, ROADIE

The Road Runners Club of America added the Mile to the slate of National Championship races in support of the Bring Back the Mile (America’s...

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One lap, One Mile, One fast little race: Go! Mile RRCA 1-Mile Championships

June 16, 2015

Beginning at 7:00am Saturday, June 20 events will fire off heats along a new route that starts and ends at the Clinton Presidential Center.

By Conley Byrd III, Arkansas Online

Most 5K and 10K races, along with their longer marathon-type cousins, lend themselves to a certain mindset. They...

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The ultimate race?

July 14, 2014

For record setters, the Mile outpaces all other competitors

By Frank Fellone, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Jose Castelano was flying along, looking cool in shades and an Oregon shirt, spectators cheering for him and the rest of the elite runners on the course near the soccer fields at Burns Park...

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Frances Barger, 80 years & running fasting than you!

June 27, 2014

"I'd like to be faster," said Barger, a member of the Arkansas Running Klub

By Arkansas Times

Frances Barger doesn't make a big fuss over her running records. She says she's never been a real fast runner. She's even thinking of pitching some of her trophies and plaques, and keeping only the...

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Finding Meaning in a One Mile Race

June 16, 2014

So Katie, if you asked me again, "What does being at the Go! Mile mean to you?” I’d say, “This is where it all starts.”

By Joe Jacobs,

Spring and early summer are favorite times for me to be in Burns Park, the large municipal park in North Little Rock which hosts events...

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GO! Mile Interviews – Cortney Allison

June 13, 2014

Cortney Allison is at home in the marathon, so the GO! Mile is a definite challenge for this effervescent long distance runner.

By Joe Jacobs, Arkansas Outside

Cortney was too close for comfort in the Boston bombing last year, just a few minutes separated them. Now she’s back running road...

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Making the Most of Your Mile: Go! Mile

June 12, 2014

Presented by HOKA ONE ONE, the interview series speaks with British and University of Arkansas Mile standout, Gary Taylor, on the Little Rock, AR running community and Saturday's Go! Mile, host of the 2014 RRCA 1 Mile Championship.

By Bring Back the Mile

Gary Taylor is no stranger to...

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National Running Day and the Go! Mile

June 03, 2014


Wednesday is National Running Day, and to celebrate, running enthusiasts from all over central Arkansas will gather at Murray Park at 6 a.m. and go running.

Perhaps the most unusual event will come in 10 days. Erin and Gary Taylor have put together the Go! Mile event.

On Saturday...

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It Starts with the First Mile - The 2013 Go! Mile

June 17, 2013

By Joe Jacob,

Saturday morning we witnessed many people in various stages of the thousand mile journey, including some who were taking that first step. The Go! Mile, in it’s third year, is an event for everyone. We saw kids, barely beyond their first steps in life to folks...

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Return the Mile to prominence on the American & worldwide sports and cultural landscape by elevating and celebrating the Mile to create a movement.

Bring Back the Mile as the premier event in the sport, and increase interest in and media coverage of the Mile for both those who love the distance as well as the general public.

Bring Back the Mile to celebrate the storied distance and to recognize the people who made and make the Mile great and to promote Mile events and the next generation of U.S. Milers.

Bring Back the Mile to create a national movement for the Mile as America’s Distance,
to inspire Americans to run the Mile as part of their fitness program and to replace the 1600 meters at High School State Track & Field Meets across the country.

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